Sunday, May 9, 2010

what happened?

I posted a blog and it disappeared. Can't be bothered re-doing it now. More later.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

It is May already

I can't believe how fast the year is going. I know I say this all the time but it is true. Here it is - May. Before you know it it will be Christmas again. Crikey!

Anyway, we are settling in really well in beautiful down town Ebor. The trees are turning the most wonderful shades of red and gold and we have had several frosts. In fact just over a week ago it was minus 2.4 at 6am and the yard had a crispy white coating on everything. I took this photo of the horses next door in the frost. Lovely.

The painting is going well with the bedroom and loungeroom finished and the kitchen is about 95% complete. What a difference a couple of gallons of sugarsoap has made to the yukky tobacco stains on every surface and then some bright coloured paint. It looks like a totally different house.

The fire place is now going 24/7 and we have about 6 tonne of wood stacked in readiness for the winter which we have been told will be C O L D. Well, it must be darn cold as our neighbours Paul and Jan, who have lived here for 4 years, go north every June for 3 months in their caravan. Hmmmm..... I just wonder what we might be in for. Apparently about 2 years ago it dropped as low as minus 15 and the falls half froze. Oh well, better that sweating like a pig in the heat and humidity of Lismore.
I will try to write a little more often. Right now I need to get off my bum and do the dishes then I have some pumpkin soup to cook for lunch.
Ciao folks